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  • New Students - Welcome!

    Welcome! We are excited and look forward to meeting our new incoming students. If you have received an assignment letter assigning you to Montera for the 2014-2015 school year, please read on...

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  • Testing Schedules in April and May

    Starting on Monday, April 28, Montera students will participate in a practice run of new standardized tests that are set to replace the STAR tests previously used in California. Unlike previous assessment testing formats our students have experienced, the new tests developed by the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) will be administered online using Chromebook computers. Our daily bell schedules will be adjusted during testing days in April and May. Please read on for detailed information...

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  • First Day of School Next Year: August 25, 2014

    The full OUSD 2014-2015 calendar is now available.

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  • Spring Picture Day April 22

    LifeTouch will be here taking spring portraits during your child's PE period on Tuesday April 22, 2014. You do not pre-order in the spring. Your portraits will be sent home for your review. Payment options will be included with your portrait. There is no obligation to purchase portraits. If you don't want the portraits, just return them to Montera. An informational flyer will be sent home with your student.

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  • PTO Meeting, May 6: “Learning the Montera Way” for Incoming Families

    All incoming students, parents and caregivers (and everyone else!) are warmly welcomed to attend the next Montera PTO meeting onTuesday, May 6 at 7 PM in the school library to learn about “The Montera Way”. You’ll hear from –– and be able to ask questions of –– current students, parents, teachers and administrators about how to make a successful transition to middle school, map out solid learning strategies, create a supportive and respectful environment and much more. We’ll also have the Positive Behavior Intervention Strategies team on hand to speak as well. Bring your questions and excitement. Go Toros!

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  • The 2013-2014 Montera Yearbook is now on sale!

    Get your order form from your first period teacher or from Mr. Holmes in Room 303. You must pre-order the yearbook. Bring your order form and payment to Mr. Holmes in Room 303 any day BEFORE or AFTER school, or to the MUR on Wednesdays. Yearbooks cost $35. Don't miss out on this chance to keep your Montera memories forever. Order today!

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  • Oakland A’s Step Up to the Plate for Education with Montera Middle School!

    Montera is excited to participate in the Oakland A’s Step Up to the Plate for Education program for the 2014 season! Students, parents, friends and families now have the opportunity to purchase special fundraising tickets for select A’s games and portion of each ticket will go directly back to our school. The deadline to purchase these tickets through this special fundraising program is Wednesday April 30th. To purchase tickets and view the available games, please read on for more info...

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Welcome to Montera!

5555 Ascot Drive
Oakland, California 94611
Phone: 510.531.6070  Fax: 510.531.6354



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Montera Middle School is located on 19 wooded acres in the Montclair area of Oakland. Our diverse student population have come from 58 schools in and outside of Oakland, including private, public and charter. Montera’s school faculty is diverse as well, combining both new and veteran teachers. Montera prides itself on educating the whole child both academically and socially. We are committed to maintain high academic standards while working with students at all academic levels.We are dedicated to ensuring that all students have equal access to a broad-based curriculum in an environment that fosters dignity and respect for all.  There are many things to take pride in at Montera but we are most proud of the level of commitment and involvement on the part of our parents.  The support they give to our electives program, interventions and extra curricular activities makes the school an environment where our kids can continue to grow.
Working as a community, our kids are Bound for Success!
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